About Us

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Sicco de Vries, the founder of Glow Studio, is a technical artist with a deep appreciation for the beauty of science. His artistic journey began at the Art Academy of Groningen, where he refined his creative talents. With over two decades of hands-on experience in the fields of advertising, design, and computer animation, Sicco has expertly woven together the realms of science and art. His extensive portfolio showcases his ability to infuse scientific concepts with artistic brilliance.
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Martijn Rijnberg is a distinguished professional with a master's degree in biology, specializing in molecular cell biology, from the esteemed University of Amsterdam. At our firm, he plays a pivotal role in upholding the highest standards of scientific precision in our design and animation projects. Martijn collaborates closely with our clients, assisting them in refining their communication goals and laying the solid foundation necessary to achieve their objectives. His expertise is an invaluable asset to for our work.
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Though our home base is in Amsterdam, our approach knows no borders. We embrace remote work, fostering collaboration across continents. Various prestigious film festivals have recognized and awarded our work. We specialize in design and animation work, collaborating with nimble, close-knit teams of experts, each a master in their unique field. Often relations with which we have worked for over a decade now.

Our Philosophy

Art, Clarity, Innovation


Art emphasizes the aesthetic and creative elements of medical animation. It underscores the importance of crafting animations that are not only informative but also visually captivating and emotionally engaging. Incorporating artistic elements can make medical animations more memorable and impactful.

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An illustration showing the process of telomerase


Clarity remains crucial as the foundation of effective medical animations. The studio's philosophy should prioritize creating animations that simplify complex medical concepts, making them understandable to a wide range of audiences, from healthcare professionals to patients. Clear and concise communication of medical information is essential to educate, inform, and inspire.

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A monitor showing 3d software Houdini. An 3d antibody is created.


Innovation is still essential for us to stay at the forefront of medical animation. We continually explore new technologies, techniques, and creative approaches to enhance the impact and engagement of our animations. Embracing innovation allows us to push boundaries, stay relevant, and contribute to advancements in medical education and communication.

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We're a celebrated visual science agency, seamlessly fusing 3D animation, media expertise, and scientific understanding to tailor communication solutions to your precise needs.

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